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Kendal Tuesday 16/08/11

Posted Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 2.53pm

LIGHTER LAMBS A VERY GOOD TRADE AT KENDAL  
A decent entry of 1589 prime lambs and 337 prime ewes were better to sell than expected with lambs up to 40kgs averaging more than 175p/kg and an overall sale average of 171p/kg.  A top price of 195p/kg went to JG & PH Thompson, Poppy Farm for quality Texel lambs making £76 and purchased by Jim Hadwin butcher of Mansergh.  Prime lambs also sold to £79.50 to JW & A Mathews, Oldfield End for Texel lambs also purchased by Jim Hadwin.   

Cast sheep were a mixed bag this week.  Heavy ewes topped at £104 to Messrs Thompson Poppy Farm for Texel ewes.  There were buyers for all types of ewe.  

A small entry of rearing calves were all Black & Whites topping at £98 (3 times) to Ashton Agriculture of Ashlack Hall for Friesian calves.    

TOP PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS
-  Texel: £79.50 Oldfield End; £78 Ulpha Farm; £77.50 Davy Bank; £77 Sproat Ghyll; £76 Poppy Farm, High Hallbeck.  Char: £78 Far Orrest; £73 New Close, Crosscarake, Nibthwaite; Sandy Gap Cottage; £72 Cooper House.  Suffolk: £78.50 Poppy Farm; £77 New Close; £75 Nook Farm; £74 Cooper House, Hyning; £73 Crabtree Farm.  Chev: £61 Howe Farm.  Horned: £61 Cotegill.  Mule: £67 Fell End Farm; £64 Low Greenholme, Long Streets; £63.50 Cooper House.  Masham: £65 Long Greenriggs; £63 Steps Farm.  Teeswater: £70 Ghyll Farm.  
CAST SHEEP - Texel: £104 Poppy Farm; £80 Oakfield; £78 Crabtree Farm; £73 Woodside Farm.  Suffolk: £88 Ashstead; £78 (ram) Kit Cragg.  Cont: £100 (ram) Nook Farm; £77 Old Croft; £70 The Borrans.  Masham: £70 Craig Walk.  Mule: £83 Bradley Farm, High House Farm; £78 Low Barrows Green; £76 Lane Ends Farm, High Low Wood; £75 Poppy Farm.  Swaledale: £60 Ashstead, Low Stennerley, Kit Cragg; £57 Low Greenholme.          

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